Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards 2014


A fashion Diva, Stylist and Photographer, use fashion prowess to benefit Women in Need.

September 22nd, 2014, San Diego, CA –  Fashion is a force that can change lives. Most people view fashion as an artistic expression. It’s more than that for three female fashion professionals, Kelly Emberg, Meg Pasetta and Deena Von Yokes. For these ladies, fashion is a way of life and a way to empower others, especially the disadvantaged.

On November 13th, 2014, Fashion Forward® will bring you “Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards 2014” to benefit Dress for Success San Diego. As fashion professionals, Emberg, Pasetta and Von Yokes will be donating their talents and passions to make this fashion show and event an extraordinary fund raising success. Dress for Success San Diego is a non-profit organization focused exclusively on empowering disadvantaged women to acquire jobs, build careers, and improve the quality of life for their families.

Like Dress for Success, every day Emberg, Pasetta and Von Yokes use their fashion talents to instill confidence and strength in the hearts and minds of women. It is this common thread that brought them to this stage as key contributors to combine their fashion forces to change women’s lives. By combining their fashion superpowers, Emberg, Pasetta and Von Yokes will make this fashion event an unforgettable fashion phenomenon you won’t want to miss.

Designer & Super Model, Kelly Emberg was appointed as Honorary Chair of “Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed”. Emberg’s daily exploits include “The Model Gardener” at kellyemberg.com. Emberg’s vision is to teach others to grow and prepare nutritious foods. She is at her best when teaching children and parents in less privileged communities. It is a natural that Emberg is extremely passionate about raising donations which provide sensible fashions and skills to disadvantaged women.

The extraordinary Fashion and Glamour Photographer, Meg Pasetta is the owner of the all women, for women photo boutique called Valentine Studios in Sorrento Valley at www.ValentineStudios.net. Pasetta captures and immortalizes women every day. Standing behind the lens, she has the innate ability to capture the inner and outer beauty of her subjects. Pasetta is the perfect photo genius to make this benefit indelible for all, so everyone remembers this worthy cause long after the fashion curtain closes. Fashion Visionary Deena Von Yokes is a Master Stylist & Colorist, Creative Consultant,

Fashion Event Coordinator, and the owner of Studio Savvy Salon in Rancho Santa Fe at www.StudioSavvySalon.com, Deena Von Yokes is an incredible fashion superpower. She is well known for her contributions to San Diego fashion where her work is routinely highlighted. Von Yokes always says “By giving fashion to others, I ignite the inner confidence of everyone around me”, and “I use fashion to make people happy”. Von Yokes is always giving her time and her team to worthy causes like this benefit show. Your eyes won’t believe how sensational the models will be at this years “10 Best Dressed” gala. Von Yokes and her team will create anamazing fashion firestorm, and best of all, it’s to raise money for disadvantaged women in thelocal community.

To learn more about Dress for Success San Diego, please visit www.dressforsuccess.org/sandiego. For details about the “10 Best Dressed Awards” and to purchase tickets for the Thursday, November 13th, “Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards 2014” gala, please visit www.leonardsimpson10bestdressed.com

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Deena VonYokes, please call Studio Savvy at (858) 793-1581


The Studio Savvy crew would like to give a HUGE congratulations to our wonderful, fabulous, amazing clients Pat Kruer and Johnathon Collopy for winning the award of being a couple of the Top 10 Best Dessed men in town!

Pat Kruer, Deena Von Yokes and Johnathon Collopy looking fabulous (as always) at the Best Dressed Gala.

Pat Kruer, Deena Von Yokes and Johnathon Collopy looking fabulous (as always) at the Best Dressed Gala.

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